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NICA shares vision for building cities of longevity at Smart City Expo in Barcelona

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – A new global initiative to encourage healthy ageing and longevity in cities has taken a major step forward at the world’s largest conference for smart cities.   The UK National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) presented its City of Longevity project at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. […]

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Investment prospectus launched to promote Newcastle’s development opportunities

Invest Newcastle, NewcastleGateshead Initiative’s inward investment team, have launched a new prospectus to attract capital investment and promote the city as a unique destination to live, work and play.     The comprehensive document showcases Newcastle’s prime assets and development opportunities to provide a compelling case for global investors.   Branded with the ‘Beyond Investment’ moniker, the […]

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Invest Newcastle prepares for return to MIPIM and UKREiiF in 2024

The North East real estate industry gathered last week (Friday 27 October) to discuss plans for their presence at major real estate conferences MIPIM and UKREiiF.   Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), has a long history of leading large-scale delegations to MIPIM in Cannes and more recently to UKREiiF in Leeds, bringing together […]

Leonardo defence technology research site opens in Newcastle

The company’s 8th UK site will create at least 200 high-value jobs in the North East. Engineering projects at the facility will include defence digital and AI research as well as the development of advanced electronics and helicopter products. International defence and security company Leonardo has opened its 8th site in the UK, a high-technology […]

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Global Underwater Hub Makes Waves in Region With Northern Office Opening

Global Underwater Hub (GUH), the trade and industry development body representing the UK’s growing £8 billion underwater industry, has opened a new north England regional office in Newcastle upon Tyne. The new premises mark the next phase in the organisation’s plans to support the future growth of this diverse, world-leading industry and the wider blue […]

Newcastle Hospitals’ Commercial Enterprise Team Celebrates 3 Years of Life Sciences Support

The commercial enterprise team at Newcastle Hospitals has celebrated its three-year milestone. The team came together in 2020 at the height of the pandemic and has worked to grow a diverse portfolio covering projects in diagnostics, innovation, research, education, training and pharmacy. With a variety of expertise, skills and knowledge gained from NHS and commercial […]

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ART Health Solutions expands Operations with Promising Move to AirView Park

With reports confirming that the North of Tyne’s digital tech sector is growing four times faster than the region’s wider economy, employee wellbeing and performance software company, ART Health Solutions, has become the latest organisation to move to AirView Park to bolster ambitious scale-up plans.   The firm is riding a wave of success helping […]